Administrator/Cybersecurity Engineer

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


The position you are applying for is with V2X, under Vertex Aerospace LLC, in the Information, Security, and Surveillance Solutions Business area.  Using our experience and expertise with high power radar systems, V2X delivers world class Operations, Maintenance and Support (OM&S) and Depot and Sustainment (D&S) for the COBRA DANE radar located in Shemya, AK.

V2X is looking for a talented Senior Systems Administrator/Cybersecurity Engineer to join the COBRA DANE Engineering team.  This is a Colorado Springs-based position that will contribute to all Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity engineering, operations, and maintenance activities for all program information systems.   Travel to the Shemya facility may be required (anticipate at least one trip per year) to support cybersecurity and system administrative activities on site.

The qualified candidate will provide cybersecurity and system administrative services and support for all COBRA DANE (CD) Information Systems, ensuring compliance with governing DoD and Air Force Cybersecurity, Physical Security and Personnel Security directives. 

What you will be doing:

  • Preparing and sustaining Risk Management Framework (RMF) Security Authorization Packages (SAP) for Assessment and Authorization (A&A) decisions using eMASS
  • Performing system administrative activities for Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Information Systems that host COTS, FOSS, GOTS, and Developed Code
  • Designing/Deploying/Monitoring/Troubleshooting unclassified and classified information systems
  • Performing vulnerability assessments on Information Systems and components
  • Installing, configuring, and managing security solutions (IDS/IPS, ESS, ACAS, and SIEM tools)
  • Performing hardening and patching activities using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)/Security Requirements Guides (SRG) and related checklists

Other Requirements:

  • Have current DoD Cybersecurity Certification (formerly 8570.01-M)
  • Clearance Requirement:  Must have an active DoD Secret clearance

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • At least (6) six years of related engineering experience in systems, cybersecurity, software, or hardware engineering
  • Experience with Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages and related artifacts
  • Ability to perform system administrator duties which will include installation, configuration and upgrade of system hardware and software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security features and settings for various IT platforms (e.g., Windows, Linux, Solaris, hypervisors, cloud technologies, network devices)
  • Experience in Developing and maintaining systems documentation as it pertains to endpoint and network security capabilities and their implementation
  • Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and ability to excel in a high-paced, multi-tasked environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it
  • Approachable and trust worthy with a helpful attitude and ability to work well with others

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Detail oriented, highly adaptive and enjoys contributing to a dynamic team environment
  • Troubleshooting network and operating system issues across multiple platforms
  • Some fluency in one or more of the following areas PowerShell, Coding, scripting, and a commitment to automating solutions.
  • Self-starter that is able to accomplish tasks with only some initial instructions
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Strong understanding of one or more of the following: Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP, firewalls, VPNs, and PKI
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage tasks
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired

Education Requirements:

  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or a combination of education and equivalent experience

Salary Range: 85-101k




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Tags: ACAS Clearance Clearance Required Cloud Compliance DISA DNS DoD DoDD 8570 eMASS Firewalls FOSS IDS IPS Linux Monitoring Network security PKI PowerShell Risk management RMF SAP Scripting SIEM Solaris STIGs Surveillance VPN Windows

Region: North America
Country: United States

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